10 Best Camo Hunting Rifles for 2019

If You Could Have One of These, Which Would It Be?

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Palmetto State Armory PA65Benelli Argo E BattueThompson/Center Venture Weather ShieldThompson/Center Venture PredatorThompson/Center T/CR22Savage 25 Walking VarminterSmith & Wesson M&P 15 300 WhisperKimber HunterMontana Rifle Company ASRHi-Point 1095TS in 10MM

1 | Palmetto State Armory PA65

This lightweight, M-LOK MOE two-stage rifle is a one-of-a-kind. The barrel is crafted from 416R stainless-steel metal, an upper and lower receiver made from forged 7075 T6 aluminum, and a hard-coat, anodized receiver finish. It has a 1:8 twist rate, forward assist, a free-floating handguard and a 20-round magazine. It comes in both Realtree EDGE and Realtree Timber camo. It might just be the slickest new AR-style hunting gun of 2019.

Calibers: 6.5 Creedmoor

Barrel Length: 20 inches

MSRP: Unknown

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— Josh Honeycutt

2 | Benelli Argo E Battue

This new gun is super compact and feels great in the hand and on the shoulder. The barrel and receiver have a matte finish that will hold up well to weather and other elements. Its quick-release sling mounts features ambidexterity, making carry a breeze. In a nutshell, this is a very efficient and ergonomic rifle. That Realtree AP Blaze doesn’t look too bad on it, either.

Calibers: 30-06 SPRG / 308 Win

Barrel Length: 18.5 inches

MSRP: Unknown

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— Josh Honeycutt

3 | Thompson/Center Venture Weather Shield

The Venture Weather Shield from Thompson/Center is a great product that really defends against the rain and snow. It handles well, shoots great and comes with a three-round detachable magazine. It also comes in Realtree AP Snow camo.

Calibers: 22-250 Rem / 270 Win / 300 Win Mag / 308 Win / 30-06 SPRG / 6.5 Creedmoor / 7mm Rem Mag / 7mm-08

Barrel Length: 22-24 inches

MSRP: $578 (varies)

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— Josh Honeycutt

4 | Thompson/Center Venture Predator

The Venture Predator by Thompson/Center is one of the toughest predator guns on the market. This best-seller features solid MOA accuracy. When you shoot this rifle, you can tell it’s made with quality and performance in mind. It comes in Realtree Max-1 and Realtree AP Snow camo.

Calibers: 204 Ruger / 22-250 Rem / 223 Rem / 308 Win

Barrel Length: 22 inches

MSRP: $638

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— Josh Honeycutt

5 | Thompson/Center T/CR22

This new offering — the T/CR22 by Thompson/Center — isn’t a deer gun. But it is perfect for target practice and small game. It has a 1:15 twist rate, adjustable fiber-optic sights, built-in picatinny rail, blued barrel and innovate clip. It comes in Realtree EDGE camo.

Calibers: 22 LR

Barrel Length: 17 inches

MSRP: $399

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— Josh Honeycutt

6 | Savage 25 Walking Varminter

I’m a huge fan of the AccuTrigger. It’s one of my favorite features on Savage rifles. The 25 Walking Varminter is loaded with features, including: a synthetic stock, an AccuTrigger, detachable magazine, etc. It weighs under 7 pounds, has a medium-contour carbon-steel barrel and a 1:9 rate of twist. It comes in Realtree camo.

Calibers: 17 Hornet / 22 Hornet / 222 Rem / 223 Rem / 204 Ruger

Barrel Length: 22 inches

MSRP: $629

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— Josh Honeycutt

7 | Smith & Wesson M&P 15 300 Whisper

Want a heavy-duty AR-style gun? The M&P 15 300 Whisper by Smith & Wesson is a solid piece of tech. It sports a 1:7.5 twist ratio, 5R rifling, suppressor compatibility, gas block with picatinny rail, forged trigger guard, chromed firing pin, Armornite barrel finish, and much more. It’s made to accomplish a wide range of tasks, and it does so in style. It comes with a 10-round magazine and is cloaked in Realtree APG Camo.

Calibers: 300 Whisper / 300 AAC Blackout

Barrel Length: 16 inches

MSRP: $1,119

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— Josh Honeycutt

8 | Kimber Hunter

Kimber is known as a quality gun maker and if you’re looking for a new hunting ride the Kimber Hunter in Realtree EDGE is an excellent option. This bolt-action rifle is available in several calibers to fit a variety of hunting situations.

Calibers: 243 / 308 / 6.5 Creedmoor / 270 / 30-06 SPRG

Barrel Length: 22 inches

MSRP: $965

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— Tyler Ridenour

9 | Montana Rifle Company ASR

Montana Rifle Company is a high-end gun maker who produces the Xtreme Ascent rifle available in a number of calibers for nearly any type of game or hunting situation. This gun is available with a short or long action and features a free-floating, stainless-steel, hand-lapped barrel. It weighs 5 pounds 10 ounces (short action) or 5 pounds 14 ounces (long action). It can also be custom ordered in a variety of finished including Realtree EDGE, Max-5, and Timber as well in non-standard calibers and with muzzle break and threaded barrel options.

Calibers: 243 Win / 6.5mm Creedmoor / 270 Win / 7mm-08 Rem / 308 Win

Barrel Length: 22-24 inches

MSRP: $1,549

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— Tyler Ridenour

10 | Hi-Point 1095TS in 10MM

The 1095TS in 10mm was introduced by Hi-Point last year. Its compact design and 10mm cartridge make it the ultimate brush gun for deer. Even more, it can take a beating and keep on going due to its tough, rugged design. It’s ultimately a great gun for a wide range of hunters and can even serve as a solid home-defense rifle. It also features stock-mounted sling swivels, stock-mounted magazine holders and picatinny rail. It comes in Realtree EDGE camo.

Calibers: 10mm

Barrel Length: 17.5 inches

MSRP: $399

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— Josh Honeycutt